Ph.D. Opportunities 2018


Annual Announcement of selection for PhD positions

Call for applications for the XXXIV series will be opened on May 25, 2018 and the deadline will be on June 26, 2018.

More info at   (Italian)


Every year, the Doctoral Course in Earth Sciences also applies for additional scholarships provided by Progetto dottorati - Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo. These scholarships will be devoted to Ph.D. research projects and, if successfully funded, will be included in the ordinary announcement of selection (see above). The final response will be available by 22nd March 2018.




Scholarships for Chinese PhD students

China Scholarship Council - University of Padova Scholarships

Candidates must fill in the online application form available at and submit it by the deadline date (19 January 2018, 1 p.m. Italian local time)

Further info at

Chinese students can also apply for other scholarships available from other sources. Info for applicants from the People's Republic of China: